Azul Claro Numazu join J3

Azul Claro Numazu join J3

The J.League’s board of directors on Wednesday approved Azul Claro Numazu’s admission to the J3 League.

The eastern Shizuoka side, whose application for a J3 Club License was approved in September, qualified to join the J.League after finishing third in the Japan Football League, the amateur fourth division of the Japanese football pyramid.

Numazu, who play at Shizuoka Ashitaka Athletic Stadium, boast former Samurai Blue legend Masashi ‘Gon’ Nakayama as part of their squad.